Forum staff reports, Published December 05 2013
Fargo South RB Johannesson receives Gatorade honorFARGO – Fargo South standout junior running back James Johannesson was named the Gatorade Player of the Year for football in North Dakota on Thursday.
Johannesson – 6-foot-2, 210-pounds – rushed for 2,671 yards and 29 touchdowns on 266 carries for the Bruins.
He helped South to a 9-3 record and a Class 3A state championship. Johannesson rushed for 236 yards and three touchdowns in the state championship game.
Johannesson was named to the Class 3A all-state first team for the second straight season and also competes in hockey and track and field at South.